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Production Team Lead

Location: DAVENPORT, IA, United States

Job Family : Manufacturing

Job Type : Regular

Posted : Dec 18, 2023

Job ID: 45162

Job Description

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2nd and 3rd Shift Team Lead

Parker Hose Products

Davenport, Iowa


This Team Lead role is a 'working lead' position and reports directly to the Value Stream Team Leader/Manager. The lead assists Value Stream leadership with daily activities to ensure that the plant is meeting safety, quality, delivery and cost goals. The Lead communicates daily, weekly and monthly requirements and expectations within the facility. The Lead will be involved in most operational aspects of running the shift they are assigned to. They will provide valuable feedback to Supervisors and Managers regarding performance of the work stream and the progress of employees within the facility.


  • Performs Hose Fabrication job functions as needed to ensure the efficient operation of the plant

  • Performs tasks assigned for efficient start-up and shutdown of each shift

  • Responds to and resolves quality and technical questions

  • Communicates order status between customer service and production to ensure customer needs are met

  • Communicates safety, quality and productivity expectations

  • Conducts in-process inspections; ensures scrap and rework processes are followed

  • Communicates and solves workflow problems, equipment and staffing needs

  • Works with purchasing to ensure the availability supply items

  • Leads and directs HPTs and problem-solving efforts in partnership with Leadership * Ensures training, standard work and daily productivity documentation is current

  • Responsible for DxH checks and overall shift 5S

  • Occasional travel required for training and/or best practice sharing

  • May be required to work on opposite shift at times to ensure that customer requirements are met

  • Attendance and punctuality are required; overtime as deemed necessary

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Minimum High School Diploma or G.E.D equivalent required

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Hose Product assembly, Standard Work, 5S, Lean, and equipment operation and set-up

  • Prefer some manufacturing/assembly experience

  • Able to effectively communicate with other operators

  • Excellent interpersonal and teambuilding skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Basic computer skills, reading and writing knowledge

  • Basic understanding of shop math and measuring skills, including the ability to fractions and decimals

  • Support and commitment to Parker's Code of Ethics, policies and procedures


  • Stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.

  • Ability to lift to 35 pounds regularly.

  • Ability to exert 25-80 pounds of force occasionally and/or exert 10-25 pounds of force frequently to move objects.

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